French Butter Cake

Recipe by BecR2400
READY IN: 1hr 20mins
YIELD: 1 cake




  • Heat oven to 350 degrees F.
  • Cream butter or margarine in bowl. Beat in egg yolks. Mix well.
  • Sift flour and salt onto board or into large bowl. Make a well in the center. Put sugar and egg-yolk mixture in well. Mix with flour gradually until blended.
  • Mix in vanilla and orange liqueur or rum. Knead dough well.
  • Turn into 9x9x2-inch pan. Spread evenly with spatula. Brush with beaten egg.
  • Bake 1 1/4 to 1 1/2 hours. Cool in pan. Cake keeps several weeks wrapped in foil.